Why so chic?

Why travel experts chose this hotel
  • Mvua African Rain Spa offering a range of exotic treatments

  • Poolside dining and a choice of bars

  • Featured in National Geographic's 2016 Luxury Collection

Chic Treats

Only when you book with Chic

Room upgrade (subject to availability)

Early check-in/ late check-out (subject to availability)

Welcome drink

  • Overview

    Overlooking the silver sands of Malindi beach on the coast of Kenya, Diamonds Dream of Africa is an incredible boutique hotel where soothing nature and exotic architecture merge with modern luxury. Offering an unforgettable all-inclusive holiday, you’ll be able to truly unwind and de-stress at Diamonds Dream of Africa, with the professional staff always on hand to cater to your every desire. Children are welcome, and babysitters can be arranged for when mum and dad want to spend some quality time alone by the pool.

    Diamonds Dream of Afica prides itself on its Mvua African Rain Spa, which offers a relaxing and refreshing experience capturing the beauty and magic of Africa. Using a number of natural ingredients including salts, cereals, honey, flowers and sugar, the products and treatments are all based on ancient African, Asian and European traditions. With a number of packages catering to your needs, you can choose from a variety of treatments including massages, facials, rituals and scrubs. For the more active guest, there are also a host of sports on offer, some of which are held at the nearby Sandies Tropical Village. Among the activities on offer are aqua aerobics, beach volleyball, beach football and table tennis, as well as a host of water sports. By night there’s also a selection of excellent evening entertainment with seasonal shows, and you can also shop until you drop at the Spherique fashion boutique and pharmacy.

    The hotel is home to a sit-down restaurant as well as a casual poolside restaurant and bar, perfect for both formal and casual dining. At the main restaurant, you can either dine indoors or on the terrace looking out to sea, and indulge in a fine range of Mediterranean dishes alongside fish and seafood dishes. Buffets are available at lunchtime, while the special African Buffet Dinners and Neptune Buffet Dinners are offered once a week, showcasing the freshest delights caught from the sea. The poolside bar serves a variety of fresh fruits and snacks, while the main bar at the centre of the property offers all-inclusive drinks, spanning a variety of cocktails, wines, liquors and spirits.

  • Facilities
    • air conditioning

    • babysitting

    • bar

    • child friendly

    • diving

    • private beach

    • restaurant

    • spa treatment room

    • swimming pool

    • WiFi/Internet

    • Yoga

    24-hour front-desk
  • Location

    Casuarina Road, Malindi P.O. Box 68, Kenya


    Diamonds Dream of Africa s two and a half hours drive from Mol International Airport (Approximately 138km distance). Transfers from the airport can be arranged. 

    Nearest airport

    Malindi Airport - 12 minutes.

  • Rooms
    Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
    Opening Hours 09.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)
    At Diamonds Dream of Africa, there are 33 luxurious Junior Suites and two Dream of Africa Suites ready to welcome you. Each and every room is carefully furnished and decorated with comfortable and traditional furnishing, opening out onto their very own private terraces complete with Balinese sun loungers. The Junior Suites offer a garden view, and a luxurious hydromassage Jacuzzi bath in the bathroom, as well as all of these great features:

    Double bed or two singles with mosquito net
    Sofa bed
    Small armchair
    Independently adjustable air-conditioning
    Minibar restocked daily
    Flat screen TV with satellite channels
    Free Internet connection
    Toiletries and bath robe

    The two Dream of Africa Suites offer just that little bit more luxury, and feature a separate living room for even more relaxation, decorated with exquisite and charming furniture.
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    Junior Suite

    Max 3 guests
    1 Double bed, 1 Sofa bed
    Amenities: bathtub/shower combination, garden view, shower, towels, flat screen TV, mini bar, safety deposit box, child's bed, crib / cot, jacuzzi
    These thirty-three, two-storey Arab-African style villas are beautifully decorated with a range of traditional handicrafts. Each contains a double bed, or two singles depending on your preferences, as well as mosquito nets, an additional sofa-bed, armchairs, TV, fan, and air-conditioning. Each en-suite bathroom contains a jacuzzi in addition to bathtub and shower. An additional cot or child's bed is available on request.
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  • Conditions
    Check-in/check-out policy

    Check-in time: 14:00

    Check-out time: 12:00

    Early check-in: no

    Late check-out: no

    Pets policy

    No pets allowed. Fee is $0



Each hotel selected for its unique charm by Lulu the founder.


Special benefits only guests booking through Chic Retreats obtain.


If you find your stay cheaper elsewhere we will give you £50 towards your next stay with us.

Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
Opening Hours 09.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)

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